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Reputation
Reputation is heavy, an expensive coat draped over your shoulders by your friends, your family — such an honor to wear — but what they don’t know is how the dampness clings to the wool inside, leaking down your back, from the sleeves just as slime streaks down a prison wall — on the outside, cool and glossy, on the inside, hot and sweaty — but you can’t take it off, because you’ve got nothing but tender infant skin beneath, and do you want to stand naked before the world —? Stripped of that trust lying across your shoulders, that collar squeezing your neck, like a snake, alwa
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London Eye
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The Mist Market (short writing exercise)
When I entered the marketplace, my lungs seemed to shrink in my chest as I was enveloped by nebulous, chalk-colored smog. I did not falter in my steps, but I walked slowly, peering about me as though I were in a dream. The sun overhead looked like a molten chunk of white gold, turning over and over in the heated sky. It burned through the ghostly haze in such an overbearing manner that the townsfolk seemed loath to lift their eyes any higher than the brims of their hats. The hard cobblestone pathways were laced with cracks, and plumes of dust rose out of them furiously whenever a wooden cart clattered and clacked over them. I saw a watermel
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Reputation
Reputation is heavy, an expensive coat draped over your shoulders by your friends, your family — such an honor to wear — but what they don’t know is how the dampness clings to the wool inside, leaking down your back, from the sleeves just as slime streaks down a prison wall — on the outside, cool and glossy, on the inside, hot and sweaty — but you can’t take it off, because you’ve got nothing but tender infant skin beneath, and do you want to stand naked before the world —? Stripped of that trust lying across your shoulders, that collar squeezing your neck, like a snake, alwa
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Winter Knight 3
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Winter Knight 2
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Winter Knight
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London Eye
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Floral Jumble
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Fire Flowers
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192
More Yellow Blooms
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The Mist Market (short writing exercise)
When I entered the marketplace, my lungs seemed to shrink in my chest as I was enveloped by nebulous, chalk-colored smog. I did not falter in my steps, but I walked slowly, peering about me as though I were in a dream. The sun overhead looked like a molten chunk of white gold, turning over and over in the heated sky. It burned through the ghostly haze in such an overbearing manner that the townsfolk seemed loath to lift their eyes any higher than the brims of their hats. The hard cobblestone pathways were laced with cracks, and plumes of dust rose out of them furiously whenever a wooden cart clattered and clacked over them. I saw a watermel
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Hi guys, I'm officially back from my hiatus. Unfortunately I don't have anything to post at the moment because my computer's hard drive crashed and all my files (literally thousands, I'm dead serious) have been lost for good. In my infinite stupidity I hadn't backed anything up since 2014, so all my poetry, all my stories, all my pictures, everything I'd been building for years is gone. I won't lie, it feels as though my heart has been hit by a bus and dragged across a mile of asphalt; I feel grief as though I've lost someone close to me. I'm not giving up, however. I owe it to myself to rebuild, to keep producing creative things. After all I
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Thank you!
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TangentExpressHobbyist General Artist
Thank you! Mantises are cool :)
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:hug:
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Haha, thank you! :)